Jennifer Aniston Talks 'Dumplin'' Film and Dolly Parton on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live': Watch


Jennifer Aniston stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday evening (Dec. 5) to talk about her upcoming Netflix movie Dumplin’, which options music by Dolly Parton. Kimmel opened by displaying a clip from the film by which Aniston (who performs a retired pageant winner) reunites with certainly one of her fellow magnificence queens backstage (performed by Kimmel’s spouse and Aniston's good pal, Molly McNearney). 

“Oh, we had a lot spray tan in that film,” joked Aniston. “It’s unbelievable.” McNearney joined Aniston to movie in Atlanta, leaving Kimmel to look at the couple's kids again in Los Angeles, a scenario the host appeared a bit peeved about. “If you need to ever put Molly in one other film, put the youngsters within the film, too,” he teased.

Aniston continued by sharing a few of the movie's themes: “It’s a film about, you already know, studying to like your self and girlfriends… It’s a love story primarily with, it’s a love story between a mother and a daughter, between pals, and primarily really it’s a love story about Willowdean (performed by Danielle Macdonald) studying to actually simply love herself and redefining what magnificence is.”

While Parton was supposed to write down one track for the movie, she ended up penning six. “The film wouldn’t have been made if she stated no,” added Aniston.

The actress additionally shared that she met Parton at a bar seven years in the past and instructed her that she'd named her canine Dolly after the nation legend. And whereas she was afraid that she'd offended the 9 to five icon, the subject just lately got here up in an interview and it appeared like all the pieces was fantastic. “Would you now, Dolly, get a canine and identify it Jennifer?" somebody requested the singer. Aniston joked in reply, ‘Well, that’s so not a canine identify. I imply I’ve by no means met a canine named Jennifer."

Kimmel closed the clip by shocking Aniston with a go to from Parton (really Kimmel’s sidekick Guillermo  dressed up because the nation singer).

Dumplin’ releases Friday (Dec. 7). Watch Aniston discuss to Kimmel in regards to the movie beneath.